The 1857 Rebellion Pax Britannica Upto 1857 occurrence of very many smaller uprisings in India Stands out because it was larger in scale and extremely significant For our purposes ? acts as s dividing line Agrarian grievances Was not the first rebellion, but others were much smaller What happened in the rebellion is that a particular regiment of the british indina army was the Bengal army which rose in rebellion against commander, and first took place in Northern india place called Meerut. Most of northern + central india was effected Punjab did not rebel Bengal did not rebel The outbreak of rebellion Soldiers of the Bengal army Spread of rebellion in northern and central india among civilian population V. severe uprising in Awadh Sepoy Last mughual emperor called Bahadur Shah At this time, old man No army No money Emperor by name Was mild mannered person, whose accomplishiments are remembered today ? writing poetry He became the leader of the rebels, by force, and the british were able to regroup and come back to recapture delhi and other regions where rebellion had raged Causes of this rebellion General services enlistment act The culutural problem of soldiers of the bengal army with this rule Grievances about pay and limited opportunities Greased cartridges of the Enfield Rifle Muslim soldiers did not like pig fat Hindus did not like beef fat Had to tear cartdiges with mouth Was a rumor though, And is what sparked rebellion Seizure of Indian princely states via the Doctrine of Lapse Hyderabad, Kashmir, etc. British took rulers and ranked them (eg. Stara, Jhansi, etc.) Effects of British land settlements on Rural Society Civilian elements Peasantry Landed aristocrats Talagdars Some recently dispossessed princes and rules (eg. Nana Saheb ? was a Maratha ruler) ? The rani/Queen of Jhansi She had opposed british Kunwar Singh Find out names of novels from this period and how does our text book address this info. Awadh In Revolt 1857?1858 by Rudrangshu Mukherjee The moonstone By wilkie Collins Had to do with stealing of the diamon King of Khyber Rifles Talbut mundy
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